Categories

The entry process for the East Midlands PA Awards is your opportunity to let the East Midlands know how great your PA truly is.

The list below highlights all our 2019 categories and entry requirements. We ask you to be concise, keeping your answers short and to the point. You can either nominate other PAs or nominate yourself for these prestigious award titles. Nominees can enter more than one category.

Who can nominate?

  • Self – nomination
  • Company nomination
  • Friend/Family nomination

If you know of anyone deserving of winning one of the awards listed below, please nominate them!

Rising Star Award

We are looking for the newcomer who has excelled in their role and is showing signs of being a future star. The winner of this award will show initiative and be able to demonstrate their current capabilities, along with an eagerness to progress in the support profession. This award is open to applicants who have worked as a support professional for two years or less.

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Virtual Assistant of the Year

This award recognises  a VA that has supported and maintained the professional standards for the industry by not only raising awareness of what is needed to succeed and build a sustainable business model but has also shown enthusiasm, passion and professionalism for the role whilst working from a virtual office.  The winner will have shown examples of what led them to be a VA and how they can demonstrate how this role has become important within the business community.

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Technology & Digital PA of the Year

This award will recognise the professionalism of PAs working in the technology & digital sector and acknowledges their contribution to the businesses and teams that they work for.

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Manufacturing & Engineering PA of the Year

This award will recognise the professionalism of PAs working in the manufacturing & engineering sector and acknowledges their contribution to the businesses and teams that they work for.

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Media PA of the Year

This award will recognise the professionalism of PAs working in the media and communications sector and acknowledges their contribution to the businesses and teams that they work for.

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Legal PA of the Year

This award will recognise the professionalism of Legal PAs and acknowledges their contribution to the firms and in-house legal teams that they work for.

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Financial Services PA of the Year

This award will recognise the professionalism of PAs working in the financial services sector and acknowledges their contribution to the businesses and teams that they work for.

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Property PA of the Year

This award will recognise the professionalism of PAs working in the property and construction sector and acknowledges their contribution to the businesses and teams that they work for.

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Third Sector PA of the Year

This award will recognise the professionalism of PAs working in the not-for-profit sector and acknowledges their contribution to the businesses and teams that they work for.

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PA Team of the Year

This category is for a team of support professionals who work over and above expectations, as a team. They will have examples of excellent team work and highlight added value to the business they work for. Providing specific examples of the above in your application will help the judges take your team into consideration. Additional Category Criteria: There must be at least three administrative staff in the team to qualify for this category and all members must work for the same company.

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Board Level PA of the Year

The winner of this award will have excellent communication skills and a thorough understanding of the tools and processes required to support and foster an effective working partnership with their boss. In addition, the entrant should have all the attributes required to be an outstanding ambassador for your organisation and will be currently working in a role that supports at Board level.

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Hospitality & Events PA of the Year

This award will recognise the professionalism of PAs working in the Hospitality and events industry and acknowledges their contribution to the businesses and teams that they work for.

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